Gurumayum Gourakishor Sharma

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Gurumayum Gourakishor Sharma is a leading exponent and teacher of thang-ta.

In 2009, he received the high Padma Shri honor award from the Indian Government for his contributions to the preservation and advancement of thang-ta.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Manipur martial art guru gets Padmashri", Assam Tribune, 2009-01-28, retrieved 2009-07-24, ... Gurumayum Gourakishore Sharma, who is well-known for his invaluable contribution in the field of thang-ta, the traditional martial art, has been conferred the prestigious Padmashri award ... 
  2. ^ "Guru G. Gourakishor, the master of Manipuri martial art form",, 2009-04-24, ... Guru G. Gourakishor Sharma was recently conferred the coveted Padamshree award for 2008-2009 to honour his lifetime contribution to Manipuri Martial Art, Thang-Ta ...